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Random Fri Sep 16 2011

Miller's Pub: In good taste?

Miller's Pub, a long time anchor of the East Loop area and maker of one killer Greek burger, posted this on their sign earlier this week. I walked in and confirmed with the host, "What does your sign mean?" "Oh, heh heh," he laughs, "we don't want you to cook! We want to do that for you! Heh heh..."

Penny for your thoughts, Chicago?


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damon / September 16, 2011 10:37 AM

my thought is that sometimes it's okay to eat a greek burger or two rather than consuming raw vegetables at home. a guy has to make a living!

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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